Category Archives: Seattle Mariners

Scouting Report: Gabriel Guerrero (OF)

BLUF: Extreme risk player with slugger potential from a classic right-field profile. The Player: Gabriel Guerrero (OF, Seattle Mariners) – Signed for $400,000 in 2011, Guerrero debuted in the rookie-level Dominican Summer League with a .236/.288/.298 line in 57 games … Continue reading

Posted in American League West, Scouting Reports, Seattle Mariners | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

2013 Seattle Mariners Top 15 Prospects

Any team in baseball would kill to have a couple of top prospects like Taijuan Walker and Mike Zunino and both players are among the best of the best in all of baseball. Beyond that the Mariners have a host … Continue reading

Posted in American League West, Prospect Rankings, Seattle Mariners | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Accoutability Check: Mariners 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Seattle Mariners 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/17/12) Fortunately for me, last year’s Mariners list came out after the big trade that sent Michael Pineda to the Yankees and brought Jesus Montero to Seattle. The trade resulted in some quirkiness in … Continue reading

Posted in American League West, Prospect Rankings, Seattle Mariners | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Scouting the Swap: The Cubs Get Busy

The home stretch has arrived for the 2012 trade deadline. As if the Chicago Cubs weren’t busy enough trying to move Ryan Dempster, Alfonso Soriano and possibly Matt Garza, they managed to flip Geovany Soto, Reed Johnson and Paul Maholm … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Scouting the Swap, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scouting the Swap: A Host of Deals

I’m playing a little catch up on the last couple of trades, so this post will capture the White Sox-Astros, Tigers-Marlins and Yankees-Mariners deals with quick scouting reports on the prospects involved. Over the weekend, the Astros continued their fire … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, New York Yankees, Scouting the Swap, Seattle Mariners | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scouting Report: Nick Franklin (SS)

BLUF: Nothing flashy but solid all-around player with surprising power and a chance to stick at shortstop. The Player: Nick Franklin (SS, Seattle Mariners) – A 2009 first round pick out of high school, debuted with 16 games across two … Continue reading

Posted in American League West, Scouting Reports, Seattle Mariners | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Scouting Report: Danny Hultzen (LHP)

BLUF: Number three starter upside with high certainty for back of the rotation projection. The Player: Danny Hultzen (LHP, Seattle Mariners) – Selected number two overall in the 2011 draft. Made official professional debut in 2012 at Double-A. Has posted … Continue reading

Posted in American League West, Scouting Reports, Seattle Mariners | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League West

Los Angeles Angels When you go out and sign CJ Wilson and Albert Pujols during the offseason, you probably aren’t going to have very many early picks in the draft. That was the case with the Angels this year as … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 MLB Draft, American League West, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland A's, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

2012 Impact Prospects: American League West

An early look at prospects to watch in 2012 continues with a tour through the American League West. Tuesday’s breakdown of potential impact prospects from the National League West can be found here. The Los Angeles Angels made tons of … Continue reading

Posted in American League West, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland A's, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Scouting Report: Taijuan Walker (RHP)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): If you can dream it, you can project it. True frontline potential with two easy future 70-grade pitches. The Player: Taijuan Walker (RHP, Seattle Mariners) – A supplemental pick in 2010, Walker and the Mariners … Continue reading

Posted in American League West, Scouting Reports, Seattle Mariners | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments